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Free and easy way to check out the great outdoors in our own backyard

Free and easy way to check out the great outdoors in our own backyard

Campbelltown has pristine bushland, unspoilt waterways and prolific wildlife close to where most of us live. One of the best ways to enjoy all of that is with Campbelltown City Council’s spring into nature walk and talk series. It’s a great way for families and people of all ages to connect with the great outdoors and at the same time learn more about the amazing natural environment in our own backyard. Events include the inaugural Spotlighting Animals of the Night Tour – Smiths Creek Reserve between 6 and 8pm on Friday, September 28 and Saturday, September 29. This is a… Read more »

‘Tour de Campbelltown’ all about safe cycling fun

Forget the Tour de France – Campbelltown’s annual ready to Ride Day is the place to be on Sunday, September 16. The free community event is held every year during NSW Bike Week to promote bicycle safety and the health benefits of cycling. This year’s event will be held at Willowdale Park from 10am to midday. A free 20-minute Learn to Ride session will also be held on the day, but bookings are essential and can be made by phoning 4645 4376. Other activities on the day include a road safety quiz with prizes, bike skills, cycling on the circuit,… Read more »

Spring is in the air and that means Camden Festival fun time

Spring is in the air and that means Camden Festival fun time

The 2018 Camden Festival’s main attractions will be family fun events, celebrity chefs and delicious foods. The festival will begin at 5pm on Saturday, September 8 with Cinema Under the Stars at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan. This free family fun event will start with pre-show activities for the children as well a range of food and drink options available. People can cosy up on their blankets, sleeping bags or chairs and enjoy a screening of Despicable Me 3 under the night sky from 6.15pm. The family fun continues with Picnic in the Park at 10am – 4pm, Sunday,… Read more »

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‘Tour de Campbelltown’ all about safe cycling fun

Forget the Tour de France – Campbelltown’s annual ready to Ride Day is the place to be on Sunday, September 16. The free community event is held every year during NSW Bike Week to promote bicycle safety and the health benefits of cycling. This year’s event will be held atRead more »

Tastefest

Spring is in the air and that means Camden Festival fun time

The 2018 Camden Festival’s main attractions will be family fun events, celebrity chefs and delicious foods. The festival will begin at 5pm on Saturday, September 8 with Cinema Under the Stars at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan. This free family fun event will start with pre-show activities for theRead more »

Camden Lakeside

Memorable weddings at Camden Lakeside are par for the course

An award winning function centre and beautiful ceremony gardens will once again be the stars of the show at this year’s Camden Lakeside wedding open day. Lakeside recently won the Brides Choice Award for best wedding venue and continues to be a popular venue choice for couples tying the knotRead more »

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Popular plants fail to make cut for urban green spaces

Around 100 plant species have been identified as the champions of climate change under a $10 million, five-year joint research project. Funded under the Hort Innovation Green Cities Fund, and in partnership with Macquarie University, Western Sydney University (WSU) and the NSW office of heritage and the environment, the Which Plant WhereRead more »

Glenalvon House and Stables

Historic Glenalvon House open days: step back in time

One of the oldest homesteads in the historic Macarthur region, Glenalvon House in Campbelltown, will open its doors to the public for three days next month. Entry to the 177-year old Georgian house will be free. Glenalvon House is located in Lithgow Street, just metres from the heart of Campbelltown’sRead more »

The Fat Controllers are vying for a spot in Fisher's Gig

Get ready to rock – Fishers Gig turns 21

Fisher’s Gig turns 21 this year and what’s a coming-of-age party without great music. The Fisher’s Gig heats will be held on Saturday, July 28 at Greg Percival Community Centre, Ingleburn, with 10 acts vying for a spot at Campbelltown’s party of the year – Fisher’s Gig. Members of theRead more »

Exercise can save lives

Exercise is the best medicine for cancer patients

Cancer patients from the Macarthur region have a new weapon in their arsenal to fight cancer – the benefits of exercise. Patients are experiencing better health and wellbeing and improving their chances of survival thanks to two exercise programs offered through the Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre at Campbelltown Hospital. TheRead more »

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